Author Archive: Scott Martin

Scott Martin is a meteorologist, graphic artist, musician, husband, and a father. Scott is a member of the National Weather Association and the Central Alabama Chapter of the National Weather Association. Scott is also the co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides accurate forecasts for many racing series across the USA.

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Flood Watch Extended A Little Farther South In Central Alabama

Flood Watch Extended A Little Farther South In Central Alabama

| February 19, 2019 @ 9:44 am

NWS Birmingham extends flood watch farther south while NWS Huntsville extends flood watch in time.

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Flood Watches Issued Ahead Of This Week’s Flooding Potential

Flood Watches Issued Ahead Of This Week’s Flooding Potential

| February 18, 2019 @ 3:40 pm

Multiple rounds of heavy rainfall are expected starting Tuesday and continuing through the end of the week for portions of North and Central Alabama.

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Enjoy The Dry Weather While You Can At Midday

Enjoy The Dry Weather While You Can At Midday

| February 18, 2019 @ 12:34 pm

As of 11:50 am today, radar is mainly free of any echos across Central Alabama, but we do see a few blips down around the southeastern parts over Pike and Bullock counties.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week: Severe Thunderstorms

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Severe Thunderstorms

| February 18, 2019 @ 9:35 am

Today, we take a look at our first topic for Severe Weather Awareness Week… Severe Thunderstorms.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week For 2019 Starts Today

Severe Weather Awareness Week For 2019 Starts Today

| February 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am

The week of February 17th-22nd has been declared Severe Weather Awareness Week by Governor Kay Ivey. NWS Birmingham, Alabama EMA, and other supporting organizations are asking for help to provide the public with severe weather safety information, and the AlabamaWx Weather Blog team are glad to help.

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Weather Xtreme Video: Showers Ending Leading To A Nice Saturday, Excessive Rain Next Week

Weather Xtreme Video: Showers Ending Leading To A Nice Saturday, Excessive Rain Next Week

| February 16, 2019 @ 8:13 am

We have showers that will be coming to an end soon over Central Alabama, but rain comes back on Sunday and will not leave for a good while which could lead to some flooding issues.

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Nicer Temperatures, But Clouds & Showers Out There At Midday

Nicer Temperatures, But Clouds & Showers Out There At Midday

| February 15, 2019 @ 11:54 am

We have warmer than normal temperatures on this day after Valentine’s Day, but the skies are filled with clouds as we make our way to the midday hour in Central Alabama.

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The Rest Of Valentine’s Day Will Stay Dry, Rain Chances Return Very Early On Friday

The Rest Of Valentine’s Day Will Stay Dry, Rain Chances Return Very Early On Friday

| February 14, 2019 @ 11:17 am

Skies over the eastern half of the area are mostly clear as we are making the run-up to the midday hour, while skies are becoming mostly cloudy in the west.

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Sunny And Seasonal At Midday, Shower Chances Return Late On Valentine’s Day

Sunny And Seasonal At Midday, Shower Chances Return Late On Valentine’s Day

| February 13, 2019 @ 12:08 pm

Plenty of sunshine is shining brightly across Central Alabama as we have reached the midday hour of this mid-February Hump Day.

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Marginal Severe Weather Threat For Central Alabama Is Now Over

Marginal Severe Weather Threat For Central Alabama Is Now Over

| February 12, 2019 @ 1:08 pm

As just before 1:00 pm on this Tuesday afternoon, the main line of strong to severe thunderstorms have now pushed out of Central Alabama and into Georgia.

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Stronger Wind Gusts Are Translating Down To The Surface With A Few Of These Storms

Stronger Wind Gusts Are Translating Down To The Surface With A Few Of These Storms

| February 12, 2019 @ 11:45 am

At 11:37 am, we continue to see a line of strong thunderstorms pushing through the extreme east and southeastern parts of Central Alabama, with the potential of strong gusty winds up to 50 MPH and a very small threat of a brief spin-up tornado.

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Potential For Strong To Severe Storms Continue For The Eastern Half Of Central Alabama

Potential For Strong To Severe Storms Continue For The Eastern Half Of Central Alabama

| February 12, 2019 @ 10:31 am

As of 10:20 am, the main line of rain and storms has now moved into the eastern half of Central Alabama, now stretching from Piedmont to Talladega to Autaugaville.

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Marginal Severe Weather Threat Continues Through Early Afternoon

Marginal Severe Weather Threat Continues Through Early Afternoon

| February 12, 2019 @ 8:33 am

AT 8:15 AM: The stronger part of the squall line is now beginning to approach or has already made it to some of the larger cities in Central Alabama.

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Looks Like A Marginal Risk Of Severe Storms Is Back On The Table For Tuesday

Looks Like A Marginal Risk Of Severe Storms Is Back On The Table For Tuesday

| February 11, 2019 @ 11:38 pm

The Storm Prediction Center has nearly all of the southern two-thirds of Central Alabama once again defined in a Marginal Risk for severe storms throughout the day on Tuesday.

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Cloudy With A Few Showers At Midday; No Severe Storms Expected On Tuesday

Cloudy With A Few Showers At Midday; No Severe Storms Expected On Tuesday

| February 11, 2019 @ 12:35 pm

Skies are mainly cloudy across Central Alabama halfway through the midday hour, as there are a few small breaks letting a minute amount of sunshine through.

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Saturday’s Weather Xtreme: Clouds But Not Too Bad Today

Saturday’s Weather Xtreme: Clouds But Not Too Bad Today

| February 9, 2019 @ 8:24 am

While we’ll have decent weather for this afternoon and tonight, we’ll have rain chances for nearly every day for the week ahead.

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